Maria Kuptsova is a multidisciplinary artist, designer and educator. Her research questions the role of artificial and natural agency within the design process, pointing towards the possibility of developing post-natural aesthetics and design technics based on bio-machinic intelligence.

Maria is a co-founder and curator of art initiative – digitocene.net; she is a research associate at the Synthetic Landscape Lab - University of Innsbruck; head of Design Innovation at itmotech, ITMO University; as well as curator of - Da. Digital Art Master Program.